Welcome to Solas Bhríde Centre and Hermitages.

Solas Bhríde is a Christian Spirituality Centre which welcomes people of all faiths and of no faith. The vision of the centre is to welcome all to know and be inspired by Saint Brigid whose legacy is ever more relevant for our world today.

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is our core ministry, welcoming and facilitating those who wish to undertake a personal pilgrimage, celebrate our Christian Celtic heritage and our interconnectedness with all creation.

The values of Saint Brigid underpin all our activities.

Hospitality

Ecological Awareness

Social Justice

Contemplation

Compassion and Peace

Tranquillity and Celebration

You will find a céad míle fáilte on visiting Solas Bhríde. For information on programme of events and centre facilities please continue to scroll through our site.

Upcoming Events at Solas Bhríde

Féile Bríde 2022

Féile Bríde 2022 is sponsored by the Brigidine Sisters and Kildare County Council

Jan 2022
31 January 2022 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Brigid’s Well, Brallistown Little,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Pilgrimage on St. Brigid Eve

Join us for a pilgrimage on the threshold of spring.

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31 January 2022 January 31 - February 1
Hill of Allen, Hill Of Allen
Allen, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Open air Public View

Lighting the Hill of Allen – St. Brigid’s Eve 2022

Into Kildare to illuminate the Hill of Allen again for the second time ever as part of this year’s festivities to honour Kildare’s very own patron saint.

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Feb 2022
01 February 2022 All day
Kildare Town, Kildare,
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St. Brigid’s Day

Happy Saint Brigid's Day - See what is happening when you visit Kildare Town

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01 February 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€5

Guided Meditative Walk in Solas Bhride

Brigid of Kildare has left an inspiring legacy. The Meditative walk in the Centre grounds will focus on her legacy as a spiritual leader, peacemaker,....

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01 February 2022 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€10.00

Lá Féile Bríde: Revisiting the Customs and Traditions associated with St. Brigid

Join Margaret Walsh and Brenda Kindregan (Cairde Bhríde) as they revisit the Customs and Traditions associated with St Brigid

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01 February 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online,
€10.00

Customs & Traditions associated with Saint Brigid (online)

Join Margaret Walsh and Brenda Kindregan ONLINE as they revisit the Customs and Traditions associated with St Brigid

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02 February 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€15.00

Sacred Dance at Solas Bhride

Join us as we celebrate our journey with Brigid through dance and story

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02 February 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€10.00

Re-wilding Soul

Brenda Kindregan invites us to join with her and explore together through music, poetry, legend, and story, pathways of the inner journey towards soulfulness

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03 February 2022 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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€10.00

Walk and Explore the Secrets of the Curragh

Mary O’Connor will lead you on a walk on the Little Curragh where you will be introduced to its unique species-diverse and interesting flora and fauna.

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03 February 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online,
FREE - Sponsored by Kildare Education Centre

Annual Celtic Lecture: Brigid Woman of Wisdom – Woman of Peace.

Join us online for this year’s Celtic Lecture featuring Deirdre Ní Chinnéide.

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04 February 2022 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Online,
FREE

Morning Meditation from Solas Bhride (online)

Join us for morning meditation from Solas Bhride as we look towards the light and renewed hope this Springtime.

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04 February 2022 7:30 pm
Kildare Town Library, Claregate St
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Reclamation of Language and Biodiversity

Solas Bhríde together with Kildare Town Library invite you to join Ronán and Rossa Ó Snodaigh (Kila) in conversation with Deirdre Lane (ShamrockSpring)

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05 February 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Afri Justice and Peace online Conference

Join Afri’s Féile Bríde Online Justice and Peace Conference – the conference entitled “Moving towards the light-meeting the Challenges of Conflict and Climate” will be delivered online For information on Afri Conference contact: admin@afri.ie or www.afri.ie

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06 February 2022 10:30 am - 11:30 am
St. Brigid’s Well, Brallistown Little,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Ireland
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Mass at St. Brigid’s Well

We close Féile Bríde with Mass at St. Brigid’s Garden Well

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